From the Baltimore Sun
, of the 26th ult., and other sources we gather the following items:
Excitement in the City
— the Maryland Institute fair — Accidents,&c.
As a matter of interest to some of our readers, and especially to those worthy former residents of Baltimore
who have taken up their abode among us, we publish the following local paragraphs from the Sun:
There was considerable excitement in the city throughout yesterday afternoon, and nearly every one met in the streets seemed to have an idea that something of great moment had or was about to occur.
A gentleman residing on the Washington
road stated that he distinctly heard from eleven to one o'clock the rapid discharge of heavy ordnance, and that, with an unusual movement of the military in line about the city, begat the idea that something of importance was on hand.--Later in the afternoon General Dix
with his staff, made a visit to the office of the Provost Marshal
, but that is of common occurrence.
At another time, a soldier wearing the uniform of a Lieutenant, appeared on the street, hatless, and his head tied up in a handkerchief.
He stopped at the hat store of Vansant
& Son, when it was soon learned that he was a Lieutenant in the command of the late Col. Baker
, and participated in the battle of Ball's Bluff on Monday last.
In reply to a question how so many officers were killed in that engagement, he said not only many officers, but also many privates were killed, and the Confederates
shot whom they pleased.
His presence attracted a good deal of attention, but rumors from the seat of war and alleged movements of the Confederates
looking to a decisive battle between the great contending armies, kept the city in a state of feverish excitement during the whole afternoon.
The fair of the Maryland Institute will remain open but another week.
Thus far the exhibition has been as successful as could have been expected, but it is now thought probable the receipts will be equal to previous fairs held under more favorable auspices.
A match game of base ball was played yesterday afternoon between the Exeter
and Greenmount Clubs, which resulted in the success of the first named.
scored forty-nine, and the Greenmount twenty-one The game was played with much spirit.
The game was played on the ground of the Pastime Club
, E. G. Pittman
, of that club, having acted as umpire.
Dr. Henry H. Keech, D. D.
S., has been appointed demonstrator of Operative Dentistry
in the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, and has accepted the same, and entered upon his duties.
The appointment is in every way valuable to the institution.
From the Baltimore Clipper
, of October 25th, we clip the following:
A small German boy residing on Alice Anna street, near Wolfe street, was severely injured yesterday morning by falling into the cellar of a dwelling on Canton avenue, near Wolfe street. The cellar door had been left open and the lad making a misstep fell through the opening, cutting his face and head terribly.
He was removed to the station-house, where his wounds were sewed up by Dr. Dwinell
After his wounds had been dressed and the blood washed from his face, he importuned each person in the station-house to give him a penny, stating that his mother compelled him to beg, and would chastise him if he did not bring home a certain amount of money each day. So interested was he to get money that he did not complain in the least of the many cuts and bruises which he had received by falling into the cellar.
, indicted for treason, renewed his bail yesterday in the United States District Court in the sum of $10,000. He was held in his own recognizance in the sum of $5,000, and Richard Lemmon
, in the sum of $5,000.
On Monday afternoon, at three o'clock, the ladies of the Sixteenth ward will present to Company I, of the Second Maryland regiment, a flag, at the corner of Lee and Warren streets.